aphrodisiac


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aphrodisiac

a drug, food, etc., that excites sexual desire

aphrodisiac

[‚af·rə′dē·zē‚ak]
(physiology)
Any chemical agent or odor that stimulates sexual desires.
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Aniseed has many culinary uses and has been used as an aphrodisiac since ancient Greek and Roman times.
Other aphrodisiac ingredients in the Chocolate Chili Molten Lover Cake that promote desire include eggs and almonds.
Hot stuff: Ginger's hot |flavour was thought to make it an aphrodisiac
The Lalit Temple View Khajuraho, overlooking the famed Western Group of Temples, offers the 'Ultimate Aphrodisiac Experience' package.
The aromatic spice is considered to be a powerful aphrodisiac in certain cultures.
If you are one of the latter, then this month's recipe is perfect for a romantic dessert because it contains some ingredients that are reputed to be natural aphrodisiacs.
Not only is chocolate an aphrodisiac but it is a great way to share intimacy through the senses of sight, touch, smell, sound and taste.
Add ginseng and saffron to your diet since both are proven performance boosters, according to a new scientific review of natural aphrodisiacs by researchers from the University of Guelph.
To coincide with the celebrations and the annual Loch Fyne Food Fair on May 10 and 11, the hotel's aphrodisiac break this weekend is pounds 99 per person.
The Ancient Aztecs were said to be so concerned about the aphrodisiac effect of chocolate that all foods made with the substance were forbidden to women.
Aphrodisiac ingredients: 5 cardamom pods; 2 tsp garlic, crushed to a pulp; 2 tsp finely grated fresh root ginger.
SPICED-UP CHOCOLATE: Chocolate's a well-known aphrodisiac but now makers are adding libido and energy-boosting herbs like guarana, ginseng and ginger.